Closing Shop

Closing Shop

Dear friends, big news: KNP is officially closing shop after 8 wonderful years. This really is a bittersweet update, it’s hard to say goodbye to something so familiar and good while squinting straight ahead into the unknown. But I guess that’s literally the definition of faith… which I’m leaning heavy into for this step; trusting […]

Everyday Project: 2014 Year In Review

Posted on Jan 26, 2015 in Arts, Photographer's life | No Comments
Everyday Project: 2014 Year In Review

Back in January of 2014 I assigned a semester long project to my Photography II students at Judson University. It was quite literally an Everyday Project… make one photo a day worth keeping and share it on a tumblr page for critique and grade. To set a good example I participated in the project along […]

Some Camelids For A Snowy Day

Posted on Jan 4, 2015 in Photographer's life | No Comments
Some Camelids For A Snowy Day

My amazing mother-in-law has a budding organization/business called Nimby Acre, home to a handful of llamas and one adorable alpaca. Every time we visit, my toddler loses her mind with happiness because she gets to feed (and in some cases ride) a llama. Talk about kiddo heaven! And being the city dweller I am, I […]

The Everyday Project

Posted on Apr 30, 2014 in Arts, City of Chicago, Photographer's life | No Comments
The Everyday Project

For the past four months I’ve been teaching a Photography II class at Judson University. Today was the final day of the semester, I will really miss those kids (though I won’t necessarily miss the long drive to the suburbs twice a week during rush hour). An assignment I gave the students was called The […]

Oscar Night

Oscar Night

Our little Charlotte is growing up so fast, seven months already! My mom got her this pretty red dress for Christmas and I’ve been meaning to document her in it before she’s unable to wear it any longer. So Oscar night became my arbitrary excuse for a glam photo session. She was long asleep before […]